October 12, 2020

Institute for Supply Management® Opens Call-for-Presentations for Virtual 2021 Annual Conference

TEMPE, Ariz., Oct. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Institute for Supply Management® (ISM®) has opened a Call-For-Presentations (CFP) for its annual international…

TEMPE, Ariz., Oct. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Institute for Supply Management® (ISM®) has opened a Call-For-Presentations (CFP) for its annual international conference, ISM2021, an immersive virtual experience May 18-20, 2021. Rebranded as ISM World, the influential three-day, procurement and supply chain management conference will provide attendees a 360-degree view of the possibilities the future could hold for their professional development and organizational success. It will bring together global industry practitioners and thought leaders to network, collaborate, and discuss future trends in the profession.

Supply management leaders and practitioners are invited to submit presentations that generate innovative ideas, share an inspiring story, real-life case study, or incorporate a new technology or methodology. Submissions should include a brief two-minute video. The CFP will remain open for submissions until Friday, November 6 at 11:59 p.m. EST.

“The pandemic has thrust supply chain into the global spotlight. Practitioners have an opportunity to share and submit proposals that reflect their agile and innovative strategies and lessons learned,” said ISM Chief Executive Officer Tom Derry. “Various perspectives are encouraged as today’s practitioners are on the frontlines of delivering strategic value for their organizations.”

Volunteer supply management practitioners and leaders will review completed submissions and evaluate based on the description as it aligns with the conference theme, the interest level of the audience, and presentation format.

Approved speakers receive complimentary ISM2021 Annual Conference registration and corresponding recertification credit.

For more information and to submit a presentation proposal, please visit: ISM World Call-For-Presentations.

About ISM®

Institute for Supply Management® (ISM®) is the first and leading not-for-profit professional supply management organization worldwide. Its 50,000 members in more than 90 countries around the world manage about US$1 trillion in corporate and government supply chain procurement annually. Founded in 1915 by practitioners, ISM is committed to advancing the practice of supply management to drive value and competitive advantage for its members, contributing to a prosperous and sustainable world. ISM empowers and leads the profession through the ISM Report On Business®, its highly-regarded certification and training programs, corporate services, events and the ISM Mastery Model®. For more information, please visit ismworld.org.

Contact: Jessica Boyd, 480.752.6276, ext. 3085

jboyd@ismworld.org

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